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Sing against Poverty!

1st Jan 2010

Over 1 Billion people live in extreme poverty today, they cannot wait. Despite the MDGs, the aid given, the strong political commitments - their situation has changed. What can you do? You can enter the “Music against poverty” contest 2010.

How you can participate?
If you are from one of the EU 27 countries, between 15 and 25 years old, join “Music against poverty” , just follow the five simple steps: 
http://www.ifightpoverty.eu/act/music-contest/join 
You have something to say as well? First of all, have a look on the fighter’s checklist on the website:http://www.ifightpoverty.eu/share 
You can join the “I fight poverty” page on Facebook, share the message, send emails to your friends and family to increase the awareness, post a banner on your blog and download the fighter’s kit. And don’t forget to sign up to keep in touch with what the EU is doing to fight poverty

Get moving :
If you want to be involved in the fight against poverty, please find here a list of platforms and associations in your country that can turn you into a true actor in development cooperation as well as international and European programmes. http://www.ifightpoverty.eu/act/get-moving

Keep in touch:
The EU tube: http://www.youtube.com/user/eutube “sharing the Sights and Sounds of Europe”
Remember that success is only possible together, that’s why EU countries work with many global partners like the United Nations and the World Bank as well as governments of developing countries and civil society of rich and poor countries, which include health workers, environmental activists, teachers, unions and young people, among others.

For more check this website: http://www.ifightpoverty.eu/

Image: © European Union, 1995-2010